About the Author

Daniel Hardy

Daniel Hardy served five years in the Grenadier Guards before gaining experience in the private security industry. He then spent thirteen years with the Metropolitan Police, rising to the position of acting detective inspector on Specialist Crime Directorate and running Operation Vanguard. He subsequently became head of risk at G4S and was corporate crime and security lead at Sainsbury's, where his responsibility included all of the company's stores, corporate locations, and distribution facilities around the world. He is now managing director of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS).

Articles by Daniel Hardy

Commercial Burglary: Don’t Make It Easy for Them

Retail Security

Commercial Burglary: Don’t Make It Easy for Them

When considering the impact of a commercial burglary, it’s tempting to focus solely on the items stolen. However, the true cost of this type of crime is more far-reaching and includes property damage and repair, loss of trade, customer dissatisfaction, management time in dealing with the issue, and more.